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04-28-2016

Living and Learning at UVM

Forty-plus years old and 40-plus programs strong, the Living/Learning Center is UVM’s foundational residential learning community, where students with shared passions can live together and connect outside of class around common interests. From farm-to-table food to science fiction to health professions, the program list runs the ...

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Deke Ludwig

04-27-2016

Body Electric

Ever played with K’nex? If so, you know how the construction set, a classic for any child growing up in the ’90s, can create more than just toys. It can build rollercoasters, architectural grandeurs worthy of Frank Gehry — and for Deitrich “Deke” Ludwig ’17, an electric truck.

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04-26-2016

Students Implement Prof's Research-Based 'Fit Kids' Program

It’s a weekday morning, and senior Reuben Brough is running around a gym at King Street Youth Center waving his hands in the air and screeching like a cheetah. A stream of children is in hot pursuit of him and four other UVM students who implore the preschoolers to “catch the cheetah.”

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04-25-2016

Toth’s NCI Grant Will Test Muscle-rebuilding Strategy in Breast Cancer Patients

He’s not a personal trainer, but University of Vermont Associate Professor of Medicine Michael Toth, Ph.D., has an idea for counteracting the muscle loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients. What causes this loss in muscle loss – or atrophy – with cancer and its treatment is still not known, but Toth believes that the ...

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